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Caution after live TV bust-up

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Iain Dale has been cautioned after brawling with a protester Credit: Chris Ison/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The publisher of former spin doctor Damian McBride's memoirs has received a police caution after admitting common assault over a brawl with a protester during a live television interview.

Political blogger Iain Dale, from Tunbridge Wells, attended Brighton's John Street police station to be interviewed by Sussex Police detectives about the scuffle with veteran campaigner, Stuart Holmes.

The incident on Brighton seafront was on the same day as Ed Miliband's keynote speech at the Labour party conference.

It appeared that Mr Dale tried to get Mr Holmes' anti-nuclear banner out of shot during an interview.

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Whistlestop tour in Kent for Labour Leader

Bringing home the bacon - Ed Miliband chats to staff at ASDA in Greenhithe Credit: Malcolm Shaw

The Labour Leader Ed Miliband has begun his tour of Kent. He's arrived at ASDA in Greenhithe where he's been chatting with staff and customers.

Most customers seemed happy to see the Labour Leader, but some were a little shy. Credit: Malcolm Shaw

Mr Miliband will be moving on to Gravesend later this morning and Maidstone this afternoon.

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